This 3 part video course gives a
comprehensive review of
Informed Consent and the application in a modern dental practice. The viewer is taught ways to ensure
proper disclosure of treatment options to the patient , and how to
document this two way communication process. Taught by Dr. Philip Barbell, this
course outlines the basic legal doctrines of Informed Consent which
the current trend toward more disclosure.
The emphasis of the course is on the process
not the “form”. And that the process
is a two way conversation with the patient at their level of
understanding. Dr. Barbell also
covers aspects of “negligence and consent” and also “informed refusal”. And some procedures do not require
informed consent while others must be documented in writing, and signed
provider and the patient. All
aspects of Informed Consent are reviewed in an easy to understand
to give you tools to use in your practice.
This course is suitable for all members of the professional
dental team, and for training new staff.
DDS, FAGD, FACD, FICD was a
practicing general dentist in New Jersey for 38 years. He is now a Risk
Management Consultant to Dentist's Advantage and serves on the board of the
Society of Dental Practitioners.
involved in organized dentistry at the
local, state and national levels, having served as President of
Society of New Jersey and New Jersey Dental Association. He has been
in the insurance arena for his entire professional career and has
either a board member or officer of several dental insurance entities.
been directly involved at the state
and national level on dental association committees dealing with dental
for over 25 years. He has also been involved in the dental liability
over 25 years, having served for 11 years as President and Chairman of
Board of a national dentist owned and controlled malpractice insurance
Dr. Barbell is a member of Southern Dental Society of New Jersey, New
Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He is also a
the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists and
International College of Dentists.